Holmes, Margaret & Poe

by 2 books in this series
#1 - Holmes, Margaret and Poe
#1 - Holmes, Margaret and Poe
Brendan Holmes, Margaret Marple and Auguste Poe run the most in-demand private investigation agency in New York City.

The three detectives make a formidable team, solving a series of seemingly impossible crimes which expose the dark underbelly of the city - from a priceless art theft, high-stakes kidnapping and a decades-old unsolved murder, to a gruesome subterranean prison and corruption and bribery at the highest levels of power.

But it's not long before their headline-grabbing breakthroughs, unconventional methods - and untraceable pasts - attract the attention of the NYPD and the FBI.

After all, it's no surprise that there's a mystery or two to unravel in the city that never sleeps . . . not least, who really are Holmes, Margaret and Poe?


'One of the greatest storytellers of all time' Patricia Cornwell
'A writer with an unusual skill at thriller plotting.' Mark Lawson, Guardian
'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades.' Lee Child
'James Patterson is The Boss. End of.' Ian Rankin
'The master storyteller of our times' Hillary Rodham Clinton
'It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular thriller writer . . . Simply put: nobody does it better.' Jeffrey Deaver
'Patterson boils a scene down to the single, telling detail, the element that defines a character or moves a plot along. It's what fires off the movie projector in the reader's mind.' Michael Connelly
#2 - Holmes Is Missing
#2 - Holmes Is Missing
It’s their toughest case yet. And their best detective is missing.

Holmes, Margaret and Poe run the private detective agency that solves the crimes no one else can. Or they did – until Holmes said he wanted to leave the business and fell off the radar.

In New York City, they are called to investigate the abduction of six newborns from a private hospital.

Without Holmes, they try to investigate this terrible crime. They hear word of more missing babies in London, and Margaret follows the trail across the pond.

But they need Holmes.

To solve the crime of the century, first they must save their friend.

Praise for Holmes, Margaret and Poe . . .

'A classic, witty and wonderful mystery from the king of crime. Fast-paced and fun, clever and exciting. I loved it' Chris Whitaker

I loved every criminally delicious moment of Holmes, Margaret and Poe. What a wild ride! Hooked from the first page - and not just by the edge of my seat crime stories but also the depth and complexity of the characters. Rock on Book 2! - Dreda Say Mitchell

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